It’s been a long time since we’ve gotten a daytime view of ourselves from the International Space Station. That wait ended this afternoon when astronaut Rick Mastracchio posted this image to his Twitter feed of Minneapolis St. Paul in all of its “why would anyone want to live on this planet” glory.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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